Request for Proposals (RFP) – WHO Global Evidence Review on Mental Health and Migration

Request for Proposals (RFP) – WHO Global Evidence Review on Mental Health and Migration

The World Health Organization (WHO) is requesting bids to conduct a global evidence review on mental health and migration.  Please see the RFP Cover letter and full RFP document at the following links:

– Cover Letter: https://www.dropbox.com/s/42n8m2mpe14ux9h/Cover%20letter_RFP%20for%20MH%20and%20Migration.pdf?dl=0

– Full RFP: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qovwv5mapj99ycf/Request%20for%20proposals_MH%20and%20Migration%20Global%20Evidence%20Review_Sep%2020%202021.pdf?dl=0

In summary, WHO requires the successful bidder to carry out the development of a WHO Global Evidence review on Mental Health and Migration. This includes:

  1. To support the final conceptualization, planning and consultation on the methodology for developing a WHO Global Evidence review on Mental Health and Migration. (The initial methodology has been outlined in Section 5 of Annex 5 and will be finalized in consultation with WHO).
  1. To conduct a comprehensive scoping review of academic and grey literature to answer the priority policy questions related to refugees’ and migrants’ access to mental health services for major mental health conditions (e.g. Depression, Anxiety and Psychosis). The review should include literature in all six UN languages, as well as quantiative and qualitative data. (Policy questions and initial methodology listed in the full RFP linked below)
  1. To evaluate the identified academic and grey literature using established tools for critical appraisal
  1. To develop narrative summaries of the synthesized literature and data and lead the drafting and collection of feedback on the Global Evidence review on Mental Health and Migration.
  1. To draft, based on the findings, policy considerations and recommendations that support future evidence-informed policy-making. Brief descriptions of illustrative case studies of good practices on implementation of quality mental health services for refugees and migrants should also be included.
  1. To support the commissioned designer to develop infographics for the final Global Evidence Review on Mental Health and Migration, as needed.

Timeline:

1) A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify WHO via email at weissbeckeri@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref WHO Global Evidence Review on Mental Health and Migration) no later than 12 October 2021 at 17:00 Geneva time/CEST.

2) Proposals must be received at WHO at the address specified in Section 3 Instructions to Bidders of the RFP no later than 12 October 2021 at 17:00 hours Geneva/CEST time.

3) Evaluation of proposals and selection will be in accordance with the Request for Proposal (RFP).

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